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[Untitled][edit] (talk) 00:19, 11 April 2008 (UTC)Description of Royal Thailand Army Airborne Jump Wings199.123.79.97 (talk) 00:19, 11 April 2008 (UTC)

Are you able to explain the significance of the Royal Thai Army Airborne Jump Wings? As far as what the elephant(s) stand for? The character above the three elephants and the red background?

Commander-in-Chief of Royal Thai Army[edit]

Rough work based on web searches:

Prem Tinsulanonda, Oct 1978 - Sep 1981


Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, 1986 - Apr 1990

Suchinda Kraprayoon, Apr 1990 - Oct 1991


Surayud Chulanont, Oct 2001 - Aug 2003

Chaiyasit Shinawatra, Aug 2003 - 2004

Pravit Wongsuwan, 2004 - Oct 05

Sonthi Boonyaratglin, Oct 05 - Present

Can anyone add to this list? Tony Hecht 04:53, 22 September 2006 (UTC)

Prem Tinsulanonda, 1 Oct 1978 - 25 Aug 1981
Prayuth Jarumanee, 26 Aug 1981 - 30 Sep 1982
Arthit Kamlangek, 1 Oct 1982 - 27 May 1986
Chavalit Yongchaiyudh, 27 May 1986 - 28 Mar 1990
Suchinda Kraprayoon, 29 Mar 1990 - 6 Apr 1992
Issarapong Noonpakdee, 7 Apr 1992 - 31 Jul 1992
Wimol Wongwanit, 1 Aug 1992 - 30 Sep 1995
Pramont Palasint, 1 Oct 1995 - 30 Sep 1996
Chedtha Thanajaro, 1 Oct 1996 - 30 Sep 1998
Surayud Chulanont, 1 Oct 1998 - 30 Sep 2002
Somthat Uttanant, 1 Oct 2002 - 30 Sep 2003
Chaiyasit Shinawatra, 1 Oct 2003 - 30 Sep 2004
Pravit Wongsuwan, 1 Oct 2004 - 30 Sep 05
Sonthi Boonyaratglin, 1 Oct 05 - Present

see th:รายนามผู้บัญชาการทหารบก for full list (in Thai)


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Article Royal Guards (Thailand) is a stub and an unsourced orphan which falls under the scope of the article Thai Royal Army. I suggest Royal Guards (Thailand) be merged into it. --Lendorien 15:07, 31 May 2007 (UTC)

Camp Bodindecha, Yasothon[edit]

Camp Bodindecha (Thai: ค่ายบดินทรเดชา,) named for Chao Phraya Bodindecha, is located by Route 23 (Chaeng Sanit Road (ถนนแจ้งสนิท) in Tambon Doet (เดิด), Amphoe Mueang Yasothon, near the city of Yasothon. It is home to กรมทหารราบ ที่ 16, and the open-to-the-public Bodindecha Golf Club. I'd like to add mention of both camp and golf course to both amphoe and city articles, but don't know how to translate กรมทหารราบ, much less how it fits into the Thai Army structure.. Also, while I can find the Google Map for Bordindecha Golf Club, I can't find the coordinates. Help, please? --Pawyilee (talk) 10:27, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

กรมทหารราบที่ 16 translates as the Sixteenth Infantry Regiment. The GeoLocator tool can be used to create coordinates templates. --Paul_012 (talk) 05:43, 27 June 2010 (UTC)
I tried the Swiss Army Knife of Geo Referencing, entered this map URL and got 18° 50′ 0.65″ N 99° 46′ 40.2″ E, which is at least in the right country, but not close enough for an H-bomb. I also got driving directions from coordinates to camp, for a distance of 770 km – about 12 hours by road. What did I do wrong? --Pawyilee (talk) 12:53, 28 June 2010 (UTC)
Found it with --Pawyilee (talk) 14:07, 28 June 2010 (UTC)

Twentieth century impressions of Siam[edit]

Twentieth century impressions of Siam (1908) contains articles on the Army and the Navy by Major Luang Bhuvanarth Narubal, Chief of General Staff, beginning on p.101 --Pawyilee (talk) 13:07, 8 October 2011 (UTC)

Army aviation[edit]

Short C-23 Sherpa says Thailand has two, and so does this. It is normally used by army units, but the C-23 is mentioned neither here nor at Royal Thai Air Force. --Pawyilee (talk) 15:05, 24 October 2011 (UTC)

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